2018 Eat Drink Design Awards shortlist: Best Cafe Design

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Against The Grind: Modern bohemian with a tropical touch by Joanne Motee.

Against The Grind: Modern bohemian with a tropical touch by Joanne Motee. Image: Edmund Bourrilhon

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Bentwood Cafe by Ritz and Ghougassian.

Bentwood Cafe by Ritz and Ghougassian. Image: Tom Blachford

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Bermuda by Collectivus.

Bermuda by Collectivus. Image: Carla Atley

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Brunetti Flinders Lane by Technē Architecture and Interior Design.

Brunetti Flinders Lane by Technē Architecture and Interior Design. Image: Earl Carter

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Cafe Godot by Aktis.

Cafe Godot by Aktis. Image: Fereshteh Taheri

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Cocobei by DKO.

Cocobei by DKO. Image: Sharyn Cairns

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Edition Roasters by Amber Road.

Edition Roasters by Amber Road. Image: Prue Ruscoe

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Hungry Fox Cafe by Lukas Partners Interior Architecture and Design.

Hungry Fox Cafe by Lukas Partners Interior Architecture and Design. Image: Peter Tarasiuk

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Indigo by Tom Mark Henry.

Indigo by Tom Mark Henry. Image: Damian Bennett

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Junction Eatery by Material Creative.

Junction Eatery by Material Creative. Image: Michelle Weir

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Lenny 3206 by Golden.

Lenny 3206 by Golden. Image: Tom Blachford

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Lights in the Attic by Architects EAT.

Lights in the Attic by Architects EAT. Image: Derek Swalwell

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Lightyears by Zwei Interiors Architecture.

Lightyears by Zwei Interiors Architecture. Image: Tom Blachford

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Matinee Coffee by Luchetti Krelle.

Matinee Coffee by Luchetti Krelle. Image: Nikki To

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Percy Plunkett by Matt Woods Design.

Percy Plunkett by Matt Woods Design. Image: Dave Wheeler

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Pierrick Boyer Cafe Patisserie by ZWEI Interiors Architecture.

Pierrick Boyer Cafe Patisserie by ZWEI Interiors Architecture. Image: Tom Blachford

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Plain Sailing by Fiona Drago Architect.

Plain Sailing by Fiona Drago Architect. Image: Tom Blachford

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Project 281 by Splinter Society Architecture.

Project 281 by Splinter Society Architecture. Image: Tom Ross

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Sensory Lab by Studio Esteta.

Sensory Lab by Studio Esteta. Image: Sharyn Cairns

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Sibling Spice by Studio Y.

Sibling Spice by Studio Y. Image: Michael Gazzola

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The Post Office by Andrew and Brielle Economos.

The Post Office by Andrew and Brielle Economos. Image: Natalie Hunfalvy

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Toby's Estate Darling Square by Studio Tate.

Toby’s Estate Darling Square by Studio Tate. Image: Felix Forest

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Willow Urban Retreat by Meme.

Willow Urban Retreat by Meme. Image: Sharyn Cairns

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Announced on 24 August 2018, the shortlist for the 2018 Eat Drink Design Awards includes 23 projects for Best Cafe Design:

Against The Grind: Modern bohemian with a tropical touch – Joanne Motee

Bentwood Cafe by Ritz and Ghougassian.  Image:  Tom Blachford

Bentwood Cafe – Ritz and Ghougassian

Bermuda – Collectivus

Brunetti Flinders Lane – Technē Architecture and Interior Design

Cafe Godot – Aktis 

Cocobei – DKO

Edition Roasters – Amber Road

Indigo by Tom Mark Henry. Image:  Damian Bennett

Hungry Fox Cafe – Lukas Partners Interior Architecture and Design

Indigo – Tom Mark Henry

Junction Eatery – Material Creative

Lenny 3206 – Golden

Lights in the Attic – Architects EAT

Lightyears – Zwei Interiors Architecture

Matinee Coffee – Luchetti Krelle

Percy Plunkett – Matt Woods Design

Pierrick Boyer Cafe Patisserie by ZWEI Interiors Architecture. Image:  Tom Blachford

Pierrick Boyer Cafe Patisserie – Zwei Interiors Architecture

Plain Sailing – Fiona Drago Architect

Project 281 – Splinter Society Architecture

Sensory Lab – Studio Esteta

Sibling Spice – Studio Y.

The Post Office – Andrew and Brielle Economos

Toby’s Estate Darling Square – Studio Tate

Willow Urban Retreat – Meme

See a full gallery of shortlisted projects here.

The winners will be announced Tuesday 13 November at the official awards ceremony held at Luminare in South Melbourne.

The 2018 Eat Drink Design Awards are organized by Architecture Media and supported by major partner Shadowfax Wines; supporting partners Euro Cave,  Laminex, LatitudeOwnworld,  Planned CoverRoca, Schiavello,  Tait; and event partners Four Pillars Gin and Sample.


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